The Performance of Nobility in Early Modern European Literature

The Performance of Nobility in Early Modern European Literature

by David M. Posner
     
 

Illuminates the idea of display and performance in Renaissance noble life and literature.See more details below

Overview

Illuminates the idea of display and performance in Renaissance noble life and literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521034876
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/08/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture Series, #33
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: 'The Noble Hart'; 2. Montaigne and the staging of the self; 3. Mask and error in Francis Bacon; 4. Noble Romans: Corneille and the theatre of aristocratic revolt; 5. La Bruyère and the end of the theatre of nobility; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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